Friday, October 31, 2014   

Nikkei rebounds
(05-31 14:49)

Stocks in Tokyo advanced 1.37 percent, as a weakening yen helped the benchmark index rebound from the previous day's plunge of more than five percent.
The headline Nikkei 225 index added 185.51 points to 13,774.54, while the Topix index of all first-section shares edged 0.12 percent, or 1.36 points, higher to 1,135.78.
The drop yesterday followed a week of wild volatility on the Tokyo market which included a jaw-dropping plunge of 7.3 percent, the worst single-day fall since Japan's 2011 quake-tsunami disaster.--AFP

   
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German jobless total falls in October (10-30 17:23)
VW confirms full-year targets after 'robust' Q3 (10-30 16:58)
Spanish economy expands by 0.5% in Q3 (10-30 16:58)
European stocks advance at open (10-30 16:57)
Hang Seng finishes lower (10-30 16:35)
Lufthansa cuts 2015 forecast on global economic slowdown (10-30 16:05)
Bayer raises forecasts for 2014 after strong Q3 (10-30 16:04)
NEC rebounds from losses on smartphone exit (10-30 15:25)

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